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Heading into the Holiday Slowdown after an Interesting Autumn Market

Median sales prices in October and November jumped back up to levels similar to the spring peak selling season. It’s important to remember that median prices are not a perfect reflection of changes in fair market value: They often fluctuate due to seasonal inventory and buyer-profile trends, as well as issues such as an influx…

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Autumn SF Home Selling Season Begins Against Backdrop of Market Volatility

Real estate markets are essentially determined by the balance – or imbalance, as is often the case – between buyer demand and seller supply of homes to purchase. Underlying that dynamic are economic, political and demographic factors – some local, some not – such as population growth, employment, new home construction, high-tech booms, consumer confidence,…

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Another Challenging Spring for Buyers; Sellers Rejoice as Home Prices Hit New Highs

Escalating Home Prices; Fierce Overbidding; Luxury Home Sales; Interest Rates; Employment Trends; Biggest Home Sales of 2015 YTD June 2015 San Francisco Real Estate Report by Paragon Real Estate Group 4 Angles on San Francisco Home Price Appreciation Short-Term Trend Line: Since the Recovery Began in 2012 Longer-Term Trends: 1993 – 2015 Neighborhood Appreciation Snapshots…

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San Francisco Neighborhood Home Prices Continue to Break Records

Median Sales Prices; Luxury Home Sales; Housing Affordability Index; Home Values by Neighborhood; Investment Real Estate; New Development Median House & Condo Sales Prices As the 2015 market has accelerated, median home sales prices have been hitting new highs in neighborhoods across San Francisco. Link to San Francisco Neighborhood Map Home Price Appreciation The chart…

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Another Feverish Spring Market? March 2015 Report

Overbidding & Inventory; Bay Area Home Price Map; Renting vs. Buying; Different Markets = Different Bubbles, Crashes & Recoveries Preliminary statistics and, even more so, indications on the ground in the current hurly burly of deal-making are sending strong signals of another very competitive real estate market in San Francisco as we approach spring. If…

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The San Francisco Real Estate Market

Median Sales Prices, Neighborhood Values, Seasonality & Demand, Condo Construction, New SF “Airbnb” Law, Appreciation vs. Inflation February 2015, Paragon Real Estate Group The market just begins to wake up in January, so its statistics are not particularly illuminating. The last 3 springs in San Francisco saw frenzied markets, which took its home values to…

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What San Francisco Home-Buyers Bought in 2014

Penthouses, Probates, Lofts, Mansions & Fixer-Uppers What San Francisco Home-Buyers Bought in 2014 How many San Francisco home sales were… Victorians, Edwardians or Art Deco? Condos in doorman buildings? Artist live-work lofts? Probate or bank sales? Without parking? Under $500,000? Over $5 million? Tenant occupied? Had Golden Gate or Bay Bridge views? What were the…

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San Francisco Neighborhood Appreciation Rates

Which Neighborhoods Have Appreciated Most and Why? 4th Quarter 2014, Paragon Special Report ——————————————————————— Percentage Appreciation Rates 2010/2011 – Present This analysis is based upon review of both median sales price and average dollar-per-square-foot data. However, there is no San Francisco or Noe Valley median or average home that one can use as the unchanging…

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